Indian Motorcycle has launched their New Springfield Cruiser for the Indian market. The motorcycle gets its name after the place where the Indian Motorcycle came into existence from. The beefy cruiser is positioned between the Chief Vintage and the Chieftain Dark Horse and priced at Rs. 31.07 Lakh ex-showroom. The motorcycle is a full import (CBU) unit and will be sold via their six dealerships across the country.
The Indian Springfield cruiser is powered by the same 1,811cc ThunderStroke 111 engine that also powers the entire Chief range. While the torque output remains the same 138.9 Nm at 2,600 RPM, Indian has for the first time revealed the power output for the V-twin air-cooled engine that of 74.1 PS at 5,075 RPM. The Springfield comes with remote locking hard saddle bags that can be released quickly. The motorcycle also has a quick release mechanism for the windshield. The saddle bags have a capacity of 64 liters and are fully weatherproof, ready for all ride conditions.
On the other feature list the Springfield gets electronic cruise control, tyre pressure monitoring system, adjustable passenger floorboards, dual riding lights and tank mounted electronic odometer with a speedometer. The instrumentation also includes dual trip meters, digital tachometer, average fuel economy, fuel range, vehicle trouble code readout and a gear position display as a part of its feature list.
The Springfield weighs 376 kgs and comes with dual 300mm floating rotor with 4 calipers in the front and single 300mm with two floating calipers for the rear brakes. ABS is standard on the equipment list. EPPL and Polaris India CEO & Director Pankaj Dubey said in a statement “The Indian Springfield is one of the best bikes in our product portfolio as it offers the best mix of touring comfort and urban versatility through its blend of classic styling and comprehensive modern technology.”